Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road. The windows, which help drivers see cyclists coming up the left side of the vehicle, cost £1,200 per vehicle to fit. The new vehicles, which will operate in London, provide drivers with an internal warning if a cyclist is close to the vehicle, and are equipped with audible left-turn equipment. Seven of the trucks are in Knights of Old livery, […]
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]